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Mr. Howard Morhaim

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

30 Pierrepont Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Apr 21, 2014 1:11 pm

New agents at Morhaim, according to agency website:
Paul Lamb

Paul Lamb is a graduate of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and was a recipient of a POSSE Scholarship. Paul joins the agency after nearly a decade in Marketing at both Penguin and Random House, with various imprints. Owing to his professional experience in trade publishing, Paul has a strong sense of publishers’ needs, and a unique insight into the representation of authors.

His tastes lie strongly with nonfiction in a wide variety of genres and subjects, notably business, political science, sociology, memoir, travel writing, sports, pop culture, and music. He is also interested in crime, mystery, and literary fiction.

Maria Ribas

Maria Ribas graduated with English Honors from the University of Richmond. She began her editorial career at Atria at Simon and Schuster, then moved to Harlequin Nonfiction and Adams Media, where she was an associate editor before joining the agency. As a former editor, she has a keen sense of what editors are really looking for, and she has years of experience building relationships with authors. She has always specialized in practical nonfiction and has a firm grasp of how to assess an author's platform--and how to help authors build that platform.

She's interested in cookbooks, self-help, health, diet, home, parenting, and humor, all from authors with demonstrable platforms. She's also interested in narrative nonfiction and select memoir, but she's looking for a story that is absolutely unputdownable. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and proficient in Italian and will be working with select foreign authors
from KristenH
Oct 30, 2012 11:03 am

Requeried Venom, though he's closed.
from missanaheimhills
Sep 06, 2012 12:50 pm

We cannot consider your ms without sample chapters. If you would like, please send the first three via email.



Alice Speilburg
Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, Inc.
30 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
p. 718-222-8400
from KristenH
Jul 06, 2011 4:29 pm

6/22, I've queried him, although he's closed. He said he couldn't consider my ms unless I've included 3 sample chapters (even in email attachment.) So I sent him my sample chapters. No one commented here in over 2 years. Wow!

7/20: I've heard back from him. He said Venom wasn't right for the agency. Oh well. Will try him again in the fall.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 26, 2009 4:04 pm

Not accepting queries at this time.

(thanks xolotl)
from xolotl
Oct 25, 2009 12:34 pm

Owing to a very full plate, Howard Morhaim is not accepting unsolicited submissions, but only submissions that come as recommendations from colleagues or clients.
from Xtreme_Studios
Aug 01, 2008 12:00 am

Apparently he must need them more than I do.
from tarzan
Jul 30, 2008 12:00 am

Maybe he uses the stamps?
from Xtreme_Studios
Jul 29, 2008 12:00 am

If you snail mail, DO NOT send a SASE. Just include your email address, because this guy keeps the SASE and replies by email.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 22, 2008 12:00 am

Their "Enter" link on their website is broken. It should be this
from potplant
Jun 02, 2007 12:00 am

website 'under construction'

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